Giang T. Nguyen


Giang T. Nguyen




+49 (351) 4634 2167




TU Dresden - FB Informatik
Datenschutz und Datensicherheit (Privacy and Data Security)
Nöthnitzerstr. 46
D-01187 Dresden

Short Bio

Giang T. Nguyen is a PhD student under the supervision of Professor Strufe at the Privacy and Data Security (TU Dresden). From 10.2010 to 07.2014 he was a PhD student at the Peer-to-Peer Networks group of Professor Strufe (TU Darmstadt). Earlier, he completed his Master degree at  Asian Institute of Technology (AIT, Thailand) in 2005 and his Bachelor degree at  Hanoi University of Technology (HUST, Vietnam) in 2001.


Research interests

  • Resistance of mesh-pull overlay streaming systems under attacks
  • Resilience of hybrid push-pull overlay streaming systems against non-cooperative participants


  1. On the Resilience of Pull-based P2P Streaming Systems against DoS Attacks, Giang Nguyen, Mathias Fischer, and Thorsten Strufe, International Symposium on Stabilization, Safety, and Security of Distributed Systems, Paderborn, Germany, 2014 (Best Paper)
  2. Resilient Tree-based Live Streaming for Mobile Scenarios, Benjamin Schiller, Giang Nguyen, Thorsten Strufe, In: Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE PerCom, Budapest, Hungary, March 2014 (Demo)
  3. Resilient and Underlay-Aware P2P Live-Streaming, Mathias Fischer, Sascha Grau, Giang Nguyen, and Günter Schäfer, Computer Networks, 2013 (Journal)
  4. Resilient Tree-based Live Streaming in Reality, Benjamin Schiller, Giang Nguyen and Thorsten Strufe
    In: Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE P2P, Trento, Italy, September 2013 (Demo)
  5. OSSim: A Generic Simulation Framework for Overlay Streaming, Giang Nguyen, Mathias Fischer, and Thorsten Strufe, In Proceedings of Summer Simulation Multi-Conference (SummerSim), Toronto, Canada, July 2013


  • OSSim - A Generic Simulation Framework for Overlay Streaming
  • LSO - A multi-tree P2P-based Live Streaming Overlay


  • Thesis:
    • Resilience of pull-based P2P streaming under flash crowd (master, Patrick Fongue)
    • Hybrid push-pull Peer-to-Peer live streaming (bachelor, Julian Wulfheide)
    •  Mobile overlay live streaming for close event in situ (master, Faheem Nadeem) -- in collaboration with co-stream
    • Construction of an efficient and robust overlay for Peer-to-Peer live streaming (master, Thorsten Jacobi)
  • Praktikum:
    • Hybrid Push-Pull overlay streaming with Coolstreaming and Newscast (Thorsten Jacobi)
  • Seminar:
    • Hybrid Push/Pull P2P streaming
    • DoS attacks in P2P streaming systems
    • Neighbor selection for resilient P2P live streaming
    • Service discovery in overlay streaming
    • Segment and sub-stream scheduling in mesh-based streaming systems
    • Attacks and countermeasures in BitTorrent
    • A survey on Peer-to-Peer streaming in mobile/wireless environment
    • Multi-tree-push P2P streaming systems
    • Multi-channel P2P streaming systems
    • User dynamics in IPTV systems
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